The U.S acquired the 'Panama Canal' project from the French for $40 million. Colombia signed a treaty with the U.S. granting permission to construct the canal through their sovereign territory.
Leaves 500 dead or missing and destroys about 4 square miles of the city.
Seventeenth amendment to the constitution is ratified, providing for the direct election of U.S. Senators by popular vote rather than by the states legislatures.
Panama Canal opens for ship traffic.
The US joined world war 1 in 1914 to aid the British and French against Germany.The war lasted for 4 years until finally the US pushed threw the lines.
First regular airmail service begins,with one round trip a day between Washington, DC, and New York.
First woman to be elected to the House of Representatives.
Eighteenth Amendment to the constitution is ratified, prohibition the manufacturing, sale, and transportation of liquor.
This is very important, because the countries who won the war came together to decide the fate of Germany and decide there punishment.
He is inaugurated as the 29th president, and does many good things like sign a treaty.
Warren G. Harding declaring peace with Austria and Germany.
Charles Lindbergh makes his first solo non stop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
Stock market crash precipitates the Great Depression.
First woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate, to fill a vacancy caused by the death of her husband.
Amelia Earhart completes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
He was pressing for two terms and did a lot of good things, like he help with the wild and create parks.
Twenty-first Amendment is ratified, repealing prohibition.
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) was instituted by presidential executive order under the Emergency Relief Appropriation Act of April 1935, to generate public jobs for the unemployed.
The Second World War lasted for 6 years and was hell on earth for everyone,but in the last year of the war we started winning first with Japan then defeating Germany by tricking him with making him thing we were attacking from one way with tanks,but we actually came from sea.
Truman was president for 2 terms and helped with NATO was established.
This was created after the war to help deal with with Germany's and everybody' else's punishment for war they have done.
The Philippines gain independence from us after the Spanish American war.